Looking forward to meeting you!

Final Confirmation: Rapid Progress For Boy's Writing 1/5/15

What you need to know:

The session will take place in the Friends’ Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 6AF

Lunch will be provided refreshments are provided across the day.

The focus of the day is writing but a central part of the process involves the use of tablet computers ( iPad/Android) These will be provided for use on the day but if you would prefer to bring your own this is a list of apps we will be using:

Book Creator (free initially)

Tiny Tap (free)

Tellagami (free)

Strip Designer ( android users Comic Strip IT)

*Pettson's Inventions

*Angry Birds

Not essential

Bike Baron

Recce (London)

Colar Mix

Subway Surfer

Epic Citadel

If you have any questions in the meantime about the venue or the day please do get in touch.

with my best wishes

Chris Williams

( say hello on twitter @modblog1)




Rapid Progress for Boys' Writing (Girls' Too)

Friday, May 1st, 9:30am-3pm

Quaker Meeting House, 40 Bull Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 6AF


9:30: Introduction and background

9:45 Starting Points

10:15 Spoken Language in the National Curriculum

10:30 A new way of planning.....EVERYTHING

10:45 Break

11:00 Introducing a new way of working

11:20 Oral rehearsal and presentation

11:40 A tool to transform all writing tasks

12:00 Short Writing Tasks

12:20 Reviewing and applying

12:30 Lunch ( served in the Wash House Cafe)

1:15 Short practical activity (optional!)

1:30 Assessment

1:50 Real world relevance and audience

2:15 Making an impact across the school. Next steps and action plans

2:30 Transferring the approach. Final activity

2:50 Review and feedback

3:00 End